The guys were busy the last couple of nights protecting these blossoms from frost. Rule of thumb is a month from blossom to fruit to eat. Looking forward to a strawberry shortcake early June! ... See MoreSee Less
Our friend and partner, The Kilted Chef, created a delicious side salad option for any meal. If you're looking to "class up" your salad option, this is the way to go about it! Classic Wedge SaladINGREDIENTS 1 Iceberg Lettuce cut into 6 wedges1 carrot cut into long shred½ cup wild blueberries¼ cup pumpkin seeds2 green onions cut along the biascreamy honey dressingcandied baconCreamy Citrus Honey Dressing1 cup mayonnaise1 cup sour cream½ cup honey1 clove minced garlic½ lemon juiceCandied Double Smoked Bacon½ lb double smoked bacon¼ cup maple syrupINSTRUCTIONS Wedge Salad:Simply remove the core of the iceberg lettuce and cut into 6 wedgesPlace on your plate and cover with dressing, top with carrots, wild blueberries, pumpkin seeds, green onions and top with candied bacon.Creamy Citrus Honey Dressing:Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, honey and garlic. Mix together. Refrigerate for 1 hour and you are ready to serve.Candied Double Smoked BaconCut ½ pound bacon in lardon; ¼ inch squares then saute them in a frying pan on high heat.Let sit until they start to brown, then turn on all four sides.Once lardon are cooked, place them on paper towel to absorb the grease. Wipe your pan dry, then bring the bacon back to the pan.Once it heats up again, pour ¼ cup maple syrup to a boil, then let reduce slowly until it coats each piece.Let cool on parchment paper. Use as a garnish for your salad, etc.If you're looking for this recipe (and more), be sure to check out the blog section on our website! You can find this recipe using the link below: canadianwildblueberries.ca/classic-wedge-salad/... See MoreSee Less
Please Note: With the increase of COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia, we are not accepting visitors on our farm at this time for any reason other than operational purposes. Anyone who does come on the premises must wear a mask, social distance, and sanitize their hands upon entry.We are doing everything we can and taking extra precautions during this difficult time to ensure the safety of our families, employees and community.Stay Safe! ... See MoreSee Less
This is an article that appeared in a 1922 newspaper article in which the wonders and marvels of the blueberry are praised. It is interesting to note prior to this date the blueberry had a reputation ...